Drummond, Algernon Heneage (pseud: A.D.E.W.) 1.jul.1844-28.feb.1932 England Buckinghamshire, Leckhampstead - Hampshire, Winchester
captain, banker and apparently an amateur musician, the pseudonym A.D.E.W. was actually the collective pseudonym of Algernon Drummond and the composer Evelyn Wodehouse, 1851-1861 residing with his parents, sister, governess and 4 servants (butler, ladys maid, housemaid, cook) at Leckhampstead, 1865 he was in Punjab India, 1871 as lieutenant of the Rifle Brigade boarding at the Infantry Barracks in Woolwich Dockyard, 1881 as just (26.mar.1880) retired captain of the Rifle Brigade residing with his wife at the home of his father-in-law a retired barrister with 8 servants in Alresford Hampshire, 1891 as banker Charing Cross residing with wife, 6 children and 9 servants at Maltman's Green on Bull Lane in Gerrards Cross Buckinghamshire, 1901 same but now retired as 'late captain Rifle Brigade', wife, 3 children and 10 servants including butler and gardener, 1911 same but now with 1 son and 5 servants including gardener but no butler, at time of death residing at Preston House on Colebrook Street in Winchester ; son of reverend/rector of Leckhampstead Heneage Drummond (Buckinghamshire, Denham 7.jul.1810-12.sep.1881 Buckingham) and Cecily Elizabeth Drummond (London Mayfair 24.mar.1814-16.mar.1897 London) ; 2.oct.1879 in Alresford he married Margaret Elizabeth Benson (London Paddington 14.may.1856-3.may.1941 Winchester) ; first cousin of composer Evelyn Wodehouse (both were grandchildren of Andrew Mortimer Drummond Esq. (London 9.nov.1786-1.jun.1864 Buckinghamshire, Denham) and Lady Emily Charlotte Percy (London 1787-22.may.1877 Denham))

Title Parts

[] Eton boating song. Voice and piano
subject : Eton College
melody by A. D. (Algernon Drummond), piano accompaniment by E. W. (Evelyn Wodehouse
also published as music by A.D.E.W. (Algernon Drummond and Evelyn Wodehouse)
words William Johnson Cory
pub Robert W. Ollivier, London 1878

[rem: composed while he was captain of the Rifle Brigade whose soldiers were apparently members of the Eton College Boat Club]

[] My Love and I "May song". Voice and piano
music by A.D.E.W. (melody by Algernon Drummond, piano accompaniment by Evelyn Wodehouse)
words by Violet Fane
pub Robert W. Ollivier, London ?1879

[] The Screw Guns
music Evelyn Wodehouse and Algernon Drummond
Royal Artillery Band / Major S.V. Hays. Naxos "Queen's Birthday Salute"

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